Stroke SIG: Physical Activity and Exercise After Stroke – Episode 7

Dr. Sandra Billinger, PT, PhD, FAHA Associate Professor at the University of Kansas joins us to talk about physical activity and exercise after stroke. She discusses physical activity levels after stroke, how to encourage patients to be more active, exercise dosage, and exercise testing, including the use of a recumbent stepper to conduct submaximal exercise […]

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Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Andrew Smith about MRI and SCI Prognosis – Episode 1

The Discussions in Spinal Cord Injury Science (DiSCIS) interview with Andrew Smith, PT, DPT, PhD is about his 2018 study, “Lateral Corticospinal Tract Damage Correlates with Motor Output in Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury.” Click here for Smith AC, Weber KA, O’Dell DR, Parrish TB, Wasielewski M, Elliott JM. Lateral corticospinal tract damage correlates with motor […]

Stroke SIG: Caregiving After Stroke – Episode 6

Dr. Sarah Blanton PT, DPT, NCS Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine joins us to talk about caregiving after stroke. Listen as Dr. Blanton discusses how caregivers or care partners can be ill-prepared for their role, how to assess caregiver burden and ways we can address the needs of caregivers. […]

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Stroke SIG: Early Mobilization After Stroke – Episode 5

Heather Hayes, Stroke SIG chair, interviews professor Julie Bernhardt. Professor Berhnardt is a clinician researcher at University of Melbourne. She is a National Health and Medical Research Council established fellow and senior principal florey research fellow at the florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia. Julie has been working with people with stroke […]

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Stroke SIG: Vision Loss After Stroke – Episode 4

This Stoke SIG podcast discusses vision impairments after stroke with Kathleen Digre, MD who specializes in neuro-ophthalmology and Kasey Mitchell an occupational therapist who has specialized training in vision therapy. Listen as they discuss how to evaluate patients with suspected vision impairments, the prognosis for vision impairment post stroke, and treatment options. The Stroke Special […]

ANPT Inspirational Conversation with Dr. Margaret Schenkman – short version

Dr. Margaret Schenkman presenter of the 2019 Anne Shumway-Cooke Lecture shares her journey with the ANPT Historian Committee on becoming a physical therapist. For the full interview with Dr. Schenkman click here. To learn more about the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy visit www.neuropt.org

ANPT Inspirational Conversation with Dr. Margaret Schenkman – full version

Dr. Margaret Schenkman presenter of the 2019 Anne Shumway-Cooke Lecture shares her journey with the ANPT Historian Committee on becoming a physical therapist. To learn more about the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy visit www.neuropt.org

Stroke SIG: Contraversive Pushing – Episode 3

On the Stroke SIG 3rd episode we are joined by Victoria Pardo, PT, DHS and Sujay Galen, PT, PhD to discuss Contraversive Pushing. Victoria and Sujay have developed a continuing education course on contraversive pushing which is available through ANPT Synapse Education Center and they share some of their insight into assessing and managing contraversive […]

Stroke SIG: Knowledge Translation – Episode 2

On the ANPT Stroke SIG 2nd episode we are joined by Nora Fritz, PhD, DPT, PT, NCS, Suzanne Trojanowski, PT, DPT, NCS, Amy Yorke, PT, PhD to discuss knowledge translation. Nora, Suzanne and Amy talk about what is knowledge translation and why it is needed in our profession. Our guests also share their experience conducting […]

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Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Pediatric Vestibular Rehabilitation – Episode 38

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT is joined by Rose Marie Rine PT, PhD and Jennifer Braswell Christy PT, PhD in a discussion on pediatric vestibular rehabilitation. They discuss the common disorders children presents with, prevalence of vestibular disorders in children, and the signs and symptoms a child presents with. Additionally the tests […]